2021-04-06 - Iuliana Radu

2D materials promise to extend the logic chip technology roadmap

There is a worldwide interest in 2D materials, especially their promise to further extend the logic chip technology roadmap.

2021-02-24 - Rajan Bedi

Selecting passives for space-grade switching regulators

Engineers are increasingly having to design-in switching regulators and choosing passives is very important as they determine the quality of…

2021-02-04 - Peter Demchenko

Design protects transistors and load from large through current

This amplifier circuit protects the output transistors and the load from a large uncontrollable through current.

2021-01-11 - STMicroelectronics

MasterGaN Power SiPs Integrated with Asymmetrical GaN Transistors

STMicroelectronics’ MasterGaN2 is the first to contain two asymmetric GaN transistors, delivering an integrated GaN solution suited to soft-switching and…

2020-10-12 - Richard Quinnell

Advanced packaging could help solve chip I/O limitations

Advanced techniques such as FOWLP allow increased component density as well as boost performance and help solve chip I/O limitations.

2020-08-04 - Peter Demchenko

Measure dielectric absorption to estimate a capacitor’s quality

Estimate a capacitor's quality or recognize its type of dielectric by measuring its dielectric absorption.

2020-07-15 - Morgan Chen-Chih Wang

Applying innovative FanFET technology to 3D-NAND Flash

This article introduces the innovative Fan type Field Effect Transistor (FanFET) technology applied to 3D-NAND Flash flash memory and a…

2020-07-10 - Susan Nordyk

GaN FETs can simplify application designs

GaN HEMT H2 FETs from Nexperia come in TO-247 and CCPAK surface-mount packages for use in automotive, 5G, and data-center…

2020-07-03 - Susan Nordyk

1700-V SMD SiC MOSFETs offer greater reliability

Infineon now offers a 1700-V class in its CoolSiC MOSFET family, enabling greater reliability, as well as low switching and…

2020-06-10 - John Dunn

Questioning a converter’s intended operating frequency

No converter can operate at or above its LC resonant frequency.